Code.org & Computer Science Education Week
Computer Science Education Week, sponsored by Code.org, happens each December.
Code.org's elementary school courses overview
Here's an overview of what Code.org can offer, why it's important, and how it works.
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Code.org, sponsor of CSEdWeek, is a non-profit dedicated to expanding access to computer science, and increasing participation by women and underrepresented students of color. Their vision is that every student in every school should have the opportunity to learn computer science and that computer science should be part of core curriculum, alongside other courses such as biology, chemistry or algebra.
Push to teach computer science in classrooms
This news report by CBS News includes an overview of what happens in the classroom and how kids are engaged.
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Computer Science Education Week (CSEdWeek) is an annual program dedicated to inspiring K-12 students to take interest in computer science. They also have resources you can use to implement and encourage computer classes in your school.
Includes the Hour of Code one-hour introductory segments, and computer science fundamentals courses for all ages.
Here is an index to Code.org resources broken out by age range, plus links to additional videos and resources.
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